Definitions

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  • noun Alternative spelling of finger bowl.

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Examples

  • One evocative scene depicts a 1919 New Year's Eve party held at a social club in Nairobi, complete with a turban-clad orchestra, chic foxtrotting couples, fingerbowl Champagne glasses, and fisticuffs between tuxedo-ed gentlemen.

    Lesley M. M. Blume: 10 Glamorous, Old-World New Year's Entertaining Tips

  • One evocative scene depicts a 1919 New Year's Eve party held at a social club in Nairobi, complete with a turban-clad orchestra, chic foxtrotting couples, fingerbowl Champagne glasses, and fisticuffs between tuxedo-ed gentlemen.

    Lesley M. M. Blume: 10 Glamorous, Old-World New Year's Entertaining Tips

  • One evocative scene depicts a 1919 New Year's Eve party held at a social club in Nairobi, complete with a turban-clad orchestra, chic foxtrotting couples, fingerbowl Champagne glasses, and fisticuffs between tuxedo-ed gentlemen.

    Lesley M. M. Blume: 10 Glamorous, Old-World New Year's Entertaining Tips

  • One evocative scene depicts a 1919 New Year's Eve party held at a social club in Nairobi, complete with a turban-clad orchestra, chic foxtrotting couples, fingerbowl Champagne glasses, and fisticuffs between tuxedo-ed gentlemen.

    Lesley M. M. Blume: 10 Glamorous, Old-World New Year's Entertaining Tips

  • The ten-eyed man with eyeballs in his fingers was doing OK, until somebody gave him a fingerbowl full of lemon juice.

    Comic Sins: Huh? – The Bleat.

  • The ten-eyed man with eyeballs in his fingers was doing OK, until somebody gave him a fingerbowl full of lemon juice.

    Comic Sins: Huh? – The Bleat.

  • The chill, remote beauty we know from her famous bust in Berlin is here revealed as a two-fisted gourmand: seated on an exquisite throne, she seizes a chicken in both hands and tears into it with her teeth, nary a knife, napkin, or fingerbowl anywhere in sight.

    The Lost Art of Eating

  • It was too moist to burn very well; the flames died down quickly, but continued to hiss and smolder until he doused the peach with a sprinkle of rosewater from a fingerbowl.

    With a Single Spell

  • Finger towels then and a silver fingerbowl too, she placed on the table.

    Rogue Of Gor

  • Children should be taught at an early age the fundamentals of "table" manners in such a way that by the time they have reached the years of manhood the correct use of knife, fork, spoon and fingerbowl is to them almost second nature.

    Perfect Behavior; a guide for ladies and gentlemen in all social crises

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